Water, as we all know is essential for us.Without any water, life on earth won’t exist.Sadly in today’s world many people don’t have excess to safe drinking water despite the fact that water covers 71% of the earth’s surface. It is believed that a person can survive about a month without food, but only a week without water.
Each water molecule is made up of 2 Hydrogen, and 1 Oxygen atom.
Roughly 70% of the adult human body is water.
More than 1 billion people do not have access to clean water.
70% of the freshwater used by humans goes to agriculture.
$60-$80 billion dollars are made in bottled water sales each year over the world.
About 4 million people die each year from water related diseases.
It takes up to 5000 liters of water to produce 1kg of rice.
It takes 11000 liters of water to produce 1 pound of coffee.
A five minute shower in an American household uses more water than a person living in a slum uses in one whole day.
It takes 300 liters of water to make just one Sunday newspaper.
The average toilet uses 8 liters of clean water in a single flush.
Water consumption in a US household is eight times that of an Indian household.
Every 15 seconds, a child dies from water born diseases.
Each year 3.4 million people die from a water related disease.
Simply washing your hands can decrease the chance of getting diarrhea by 35%.